The Functions of the Organizational Culture the Hospital Wahidins Sudirohusodos as a Public Organization

Wiwin Winangsih, H. Makmur, Suradi Tahmir


The purpose of this research is to analyze the functions of organizational culture values the General Hospital Center Wahidin Sudirohusodo Makassar. This research is qualitative research approach of case studies. The data source is the primary data and secondary data. Primary data obtained through observation against the social situation and structured interview to informant. Secondary data obtained through documentation. Technique of data analysis is done through stages; data collection, data presentation, data reduction, and conclusion. This research is the indicator functions of organizational culture (motivation, social cohesion, and sense-making and control mechanism). The results of this study indicate that the values of culture organizations General Hospital Center Wahidin Sudirohusodo Makassar serves as a motivation source, social cohesion source, and sense-making and control mechanism. It can be demonstrated that: 1) the value of collaboration (teamwork) serve as a motivation source, by conducting all activities in a teamwork, evoking motivation on medical and non-medical personnel of the hospital; 2) value empathy serves of social cohesion source and these values also inspired leadership of hospitals to innovate and create a policy of people oriented, and 3) professional values serve as sense-making and control mechanism or transformed human resources ' attitude and behavior patterns, this value also form an aggressive working attitude and competitive on medical and non-medical personnel of the hospital. Organization culture values the General Hospital Center Wahidin Sudirohusodo Makassar has become a shared basic assumptions and guidelines for medical and non-medical personnel in providing medical services to the community.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2017.v8n2p171

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